Reading Time: 3 minutes Body image refers to the way teens feel about their bodies, not how they actually look. Having a healthy body image refers to being satisfied with one’s appearance. When a […]
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Reading Time: 6 minutes During a time when 70 percent of teens are struggling with their mental health, the need for accessible stress-management tools is greater than ever before. Yoga is one of the […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes We all need tools for navigating hard times and difficult emotions, especially right now. Hence, we need ways to build resilience against stress and depression. And building resilience in teens […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Adolescent trauma isn’t a simple diagnosis. Trauma can be categorized as “big T” trauma like a natural disaster and “little t” trauma such as a new school.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Why is loneliness in young adults so prevalent today? Recent research shows that experiencing loneliness in your 20s is near the top of the list of challenges for both Generation Z and millennials. Despite all the […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Right now, people are staying home and practicing social distancing in attempts to “flatten the curve” and lessen the spread of COVID-19, the infectious disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Loneliness and isolation have been […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes As the weeks of social distancing continue, is your teen’s behavior leaving you feeling annoyed, confused, or worried? If so, it’s no surprise. This is a stressful and challenging time […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Practicing physical distancing means that teens aren’t able to interact in real life with friends and peers. Their normal routines of school, sports, and/or extracurricular activities have been disrupted, and—like […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Newport Academy’s Heather Senior Monroe, LCSW, Director of Program Development and Kristin Wilson, MA, LPC, Vice President of Clinical Outreach join with behavioral health leaders from across the country in […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes With families home during this period, it is an opportunity to tune into your children’s well-being, supporting teens through any issues they have.
Reading Time: < 1 minute We asked doctors, “Whom would you send your family members to, or whom would you go to, if faced with a medical problem?” More than 7,200 votes were cast, and […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes How can we protect ourselves from the winter blues? As the short days and long nights of winter wear on, many of us experience low spirits. Between 4 and 6 […]